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JEOPARDY! Game - September 11, 2003

Contestants

Aimee deLaricheliere, Para-educator from Burlington, VT
Alan Bjerga, Journalist from Wichita, KS
Sam Ott, Graduate student from Los Angeles, CA (Returning 4-day champ with $67,102)

JEOPARDY! Round - September 11, 2003

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The number in parentheses preceding the clue denotes the order in which the clue was played.

AROUND ASIA
BASEBALL NICKNAMES
COLORS
HERE PIG
SIOUX
"EE"
$200 - Sam

(26) In this country, beware of food dishes with prik in their names -- they contain chile peppers


$200 - Alan

(7) "Charlie Hustle"


$200 - Aimee

(1) "Khaki" comes from the Hindi for the color of this; it's also what the "bunnies" under the bed are made of


$200 - Sam

(17) It's not good when you "let the cat out of the bag" when you were expecting a "pig in" this


$200 - Sam

(13) Like your typical Plains Indians, the Sioux in the Tetons lived in these


$200 - Alan

(6) A superfluous person is a "fifth" one


$400 - Sam

(27) (Video) Take a look. It's the city where the woman seen here did the work that made her famous


$400 - Aimee

(8) "Big Mac"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) In a poem, the color of the boat in which the owl & the pussycat went to sea


$400 - Aimee

(18) In April 1961 a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles landed here in Cuba


(-$400) - Sam

$400 - Alan

(22) It was the Sioux writer Vine Deloria, Jr. who wrote this man "died for your sins"


$400 - Alan

(9) During this growth process a baby may be given a wet washcloth to gnaw on


(-$600) - Sam

(28) Japan's westernmost main island, it's second to Honshu in population


$600 - Aimee

(10) "Catfish"


$600 - Sam

(3) Some tubers in the Andes have meat this color that's also featured on a heart-shaped U.S. medal


$600 - Sam

(19) As these smell like male pigs, sows are used in the forests of France to root them out


$600 - Aimee

(23) This Oglala Sioux Chief is the subject of what will be, when it's done, the world's largest sculpture


$600 - Sam

(14) As opposed to the woofer, this speaker reproduces the high-pitch sounds


(-$1000) - Sam

(29) Somewhat appropriately, this country has the longest Persian Gulf coastline

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Alan

(11) "Doctor K"


$800 - Sam

(4) This reddish-brown color shares its name with a region in southeast France known for red wines


$800 - Triple Stumper

(20) In the 2nd century Galen used pigs to show veins carried blood, not this as many believed


$800 - Sam

(24) Tetons call themselves Lakota; Yankton & Yanktonai use Nakota; & the Santee use this name


$800 - Aimee

(15) A civil one might design dams


(-$1000) - Sam

$1000 - Aimee

(30) Peking means "northern capital" & this Yangtze River city's name means "southern capital"


$1000 - Alan

(12) "The Rocket"


$1000 - Sam

(5) This 1 of the 8 colors in original Crayola boxes is also the color of the rainbow with the shortest wavelength


$1000 - Sam

(21) In 1916 Clarence Saunders founded this grocery chain in Memphis


$1000 - Alan

(25) The last armed conflict of the Sioux Wars was at this creek in 1890


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(16) (Video of Sofia
at the Ronald Reagan Library
in Simi Valley, CA)

The shape of the Oval Office may go back to this type of 18th century formal reception, where guests formed a circle


Scores at the first commercial break:
Sam: $3,200
Alan: $2,600
Aimee: $2,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Alan: $4,000
Aimee: $4,000
Sam: $3,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 11, 2003

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GEOLOGY
ANIMAL-TITLED MOVIES
OVERNIGHT DELIVERY
L'HOMME
I'M IN CHARGE!
IF THEY MARRIED ...
(-$400) - Sam

$400 - Alan

(6) This molten volcanic rock was given its name by those who lived around Mount Vesuvius


$400 - Sam

(1) Kevin Costner played Civil War vet Lt. John Dunbar in this film


$400 - Alan

(26) (Video of Sarah
at Fedex Headquarters
in Memphis, TN)

In this month in 1986, Fedex first handled over one million packages in a single night


$400 - Alan

(21) One of Louis Malle's first jobs in filmmaking was as an assistant to this marine explorer


$400 - Aimee

(8) Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder


$400 - Aimee

(14) If Oscar- & Tony-winning actress Ruehl married "XXX" star Vin, she'd have this souped-up name


(-$800) - Sam

(-$800) - Alan

(7) The oxbow type of this is formed when a meander of a river or stream is cut off from the principal channel


$800 - Sam

(2) Forest Whitaker played bop legend Charlie Parker in this 1988 biopic


$800 - Sam

(27) 2-word name for solid carbon dioxide, useful in shipping perishables like fish


$800 - Alan

(22) Colette once wrote a libretto for this "Bolero" composer


$800 - Sam

(9) President Tran Duc Luong


$800 - Sam

(15) Actress Driver opens up her "Circle of Friends" to include "Adaptation" actor Chris to drive away as ...


(-$1200) - Alan

(13) A sonar transducer is used by hydrographers to obtain knowledge about earthquake activity here

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$1200 - Alan

(3) Tatum O'Neal is a girl pitching ace on a boys' Little League team in this 1976 comedy


$1200 - Aimee

(28) (Video of packages
moving on a conveyor
belt past screens)

Every Fedex package is looked over by at least 12 of these


$1200 - Aimee

(23) This explorer established the trading post that became the city of Quebec


$1200 - Aimee

(10) President Pervez Musharraf


$1200 - Sam

(17) If actress Givens wed Confederate General John, she'd make out like a bandit with this name


$1600 - Aimee

(16) This "old" scientist's 37-volume "Historia Naturalis" covered all Roman knowledge of rocks & minerals


$1600 - Aimee

(4) War is fabricated to cover up a Presidential sex scandal in this 1997 film starring Dustin Hoffman & Robert Deniro


$1600 - Sam

(29) Also done by hunters, it's what you do to follow the progress of a package you sent


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) Not fisherman, but this was the trade of Nicolas Poussin


$1600 - Alan

(11) President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(18) If lady outlaw Starr married Jazz saxophonist Art, she'd have this spicy name


(-$2000) - Sam

(20) It's believed that a land mass called Pangaea later split into 2: Laurasia & this one


$2000 - Sam

(5) The name of this 2001 film about a weekend aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht is '20s slang for something great


(-$2000) - Sam

(-$2000) - Alan

$2000 - Aimee

(30) Spring for overnight delivery when sending tissue samples to this government agency based in Atlanta


$2000 - Aimee

(25) A unit of pressure & a computer programming language are named for this French mathematician

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Alan

(12) President Bashar Al-Assad


$2000 - Aimee

(19) No joke, "Golden Girl" Arthur's marriage to Australian actor Yahoo would make her ...


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Aimee: $17,600 (Lock game)
Alan: $6,800
Sam: $6,600


Final JEOPARDY!

OPERETTAS
The subject of this 1879 work may have been inspired by unauthorized productions of the creators' earlier works

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Sam: $6,600 - $201
Alan: $6,800 + $6,467
Aimee: $17,600 - $400


Final Scores
Aimee: $17,200
Alan: $13,267
Sam: $6,399

Aimee: $17,600 (17 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 0 wrong)
Alan: $8,000 (14 right, includes 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Sam: $7,600 (19 right; 8 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $33,200

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